Private consumption main driver of modest OECD GDP growth in the first quarter of 2014
OECD annual inflation edges up to 2.1% in May 2014
OECD Unit Labour Costs up 0.4% in the first quarter of 2014 as labour productivity falls
Statistics Working Paper N. 56 - 2014/1 - This paper compares long-run levels of real income growth at the very top, and for the bottom 90% and bottom 99% in the United States, Canada and Australia to illustrate the uniqueness of the post-WWII period of balanced growth (and consequent stability in the income distribution).
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This Statistics Brief presents a typology of non-observed economy (NOE) phenomena, discusses two broad classes of methods to estimate the size of the NOE (methods applied in the national accounts compilation versus macro-econometric methods), and presents national accounts based NOE estimates obtained through a survey of OECD countries in 2011-12.
The database on statistics of international trade in services provides statistics on international trade in services at the most detailed partner-country level available. To the extent that countries report them, data are also broken down by type of service according to the EBOPS classification.
G20 GDP growth steady at 0.8% in first quarter of 2014
Modest decline in OECD unemployment rate in April 2014
Composite leading indicators continue to suggest that momentum is weakening in most major emerging economies but stable in the OECD area
Consumer prices in the OECD area increased by 2.0% in the year to April 2014, compared with 1.6% in the year to March 2014.